Friends of the man who was killed in a Strip shootout with a bus security officer Monday want him to be remembered differently than he is being portrayed in the media. A man claiming to be an eyewitness also contends details released by Las Vegas police are inaccurate.
Phoenix police say an officer fatally wounded an 18-year-old soldier clad in fatigues who shot a young girl as he tried to get into her home.
President Barack Obama announced the United States would restore diplomatic relations it severed with Cuba more than 50 years ago, drawing resistance from lawmakers opposed to reconciling with the communist-run island.
Houston Texans tight end J.J. Watt received an unexpected gift from a 7-year-old fan this week — the fan’s autographed football game jersey.
The rain that trickled down throughout the Las Vegas Valley on Wednesday is not here to stay — but cool temps are.
A jury found a Montana homeowner guilty of deliberate homicide on Wednesday in the shooting death of a German high school exchange student who entered his garage in a case that tested the state’s version of a “castle doctrine” self-defense law.
The pilot, which will be shot in early 2015, will be set on the West Coast, though it has not been confirmed where the new series will be filmed, as TV Line first reported. The series that is a monster hit for AMC is currently filmed in Atlanta.
As technology advances and criminals get more creative with identity theft practices, new waves of holiday scams are cropping up that can compromise the good cheer of the season.
Scientists say the three prisoners who escaped from Alcatraz in one of the most famous and elaborate prison breaks in U.S. history could have survived and made it to land.
In Macau, there are spectacular images of the city’s downtown Peninsula skyline from the Ruins of St. Paul. Above the church site is Mount Fortress, built by Jesuits to protect the Portuguese colony. The crumbled buildings and cannons serve as a metaphor for the current state of the Chinese gaming enclave.
The U.S. and Cuba will begin taking steps to restore full diplomatic relations, marking the most significant shift in U.S. policy toward the communist island in more than half a century. Key elements of changes to U.S. policy toward Cuba, some of which President Barack Obama announced at the White House on Wednesday.
Fourteen people, including the owners of a Massachusetts pharmacy, have been arrested and charged in connection with a deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak, federal prosecutors said on Wednesday.
Police in Alabama arrested a man after finding 14 grams of heroin hidden in his 2-year-old daughter’s diaper, a discovery aided by a tip from the girl’s 5-year-old sister, authorities said on Tuesday.
The New York premiere of “The Interview,” a Sony Pictures comedy about the assassination of North Korean President Kim Jong-Un, has been canceled and a source said one theater chain had scrapped plans to show it.
The team that has pushed so hard for a downtown soccer stadium appears to have scored enough votes from the Las Vegas City Council to declare victory.
Clark County commissioners on Tuesday approved an $80,636 settlement with the county’s diversity director after the U.S. Department of Justice filed a federal wage discrimination lawsuit on her behalf.
For the past two years, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has said that it would attract a record-breaking 40 million tourists to Southern Nevada, toppling a record that has stood since 2012. Now it’s happened
In a few months, UNLV sophomore Chris Wood might confront a decision about his professional career. Will he be ready to take a shot at the NBA or not? As of now, he’s not. He knows it, too.
A lot of plans and not enough money. That was the message running throughout Tuesday’s conversation for improving Nevada’s public schools, as stated by some of Nevada’s leading education officials and a reform-minded state lawmaker.
Nearly 500 employees at NFL headquarters in New York turned over phone and email records to investigators looking into how Commissioner Roger Goodell and his staff pursued and handled evidence in the Ray Rice case, two people familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
One of only six northern white rhinoceros left on earth died over the weekend at a San Diego zoo, bringing the species closer to extinction, zoo officials said on Monday.
An Iraq War veteran sought in the killing of six family members in Pennsylvania was found dead on Tuesday of “self-inflicted cutting wounds” following a two-day manhunt, authorities said.
Nordstrom has fired a sales associate who made a statement about killing police on his Facebook page.
Close to 2,000 students graduated received their diplomas in Tuesday’s ceremony. According to UNLV, graduated ranged in ages from 19 to 70 and came from 56 foreign countries. Eighty-two percent of the grads were local.
A top casino security officer testified Tuesday how his internal investigation led to an FBI raid on an alleged World Cup betting scheme operating out of luxury Caesars Palace villas.
A city once wracked by drug violence has undergone massive social and economic transformation, and it’s now known in tourist circles for spectacular Christmas light displays that veil churches, buildings, parks and even the Medellin River with glittering cascades of color.
The TSA introduced four specially trained dogs to sniff passengers for residue or odors from explosive devices Tuesday at McCarran International Airport.
Las Vegas Review-Journal filed suit Monday to force District Attorney Steve Wolfson to turn over public records in an ongoing newspaper investigation into a secretive witness payment program.
The chart-topping rockers have announced the details of their hotly anticipated sophomore record after releasing its first single, “I Bet My Life,” last month.
The University of Nevada Board of Regents approved the hiring of Tony Sanchez as UNLV head football coach on Tuesday afternoon. The vote was 11-0 to approve his four-year contract with a $500,000 annual salary.
A Wyoming woman faces a felony aggravated assault charge after police say she bit off part of her boyfriend’s chin during an argument.
Comedian Bill Cosby, who has been the subject of more than a dozen sex abuse allegations over the past two months, will not be charged in connection with a 1974 molestation claim, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office said on Tuesday.
In the wake of plagiarism allegations against the Nevada System of Higher Education, the chancellor is rolling out an explanation.
A four-vehicle crash is causing delays on the 215 Southern Beltway, west of Las Vegas Boulevard, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.
Assembly Taxation Chairwoman Michele Fiore, a lightning rod in a GOP power struggle, said Tuesday that she is “100 percent” in compliance with the IRS over almost $200,000 in tax liens, which is far less than an estimated $1 million in liens listed by the federal agency. But the Las Vegas assemblywoman declined to provide proof of her claims, citing an ongoing investigation of her former bookkeeper, whom she did not name.
When Maverick Aviation Group takes its popular air tour industry to Hawaii early next year, it’ll take an unparalleled maintenance record and experience with it. The Las Vegas-based company will launch tours in Maui beginning in April.
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